Island News

Port Blair, 30 Oct 2014/--/The BJP District President, North & Middle Andaman, Mrs. Kiran Tigga who was injured in a ghastly incident when a group of party functionaries attacked the pregnant lady  in her Diglipur ...
Port Blair, 30 Oct 2014/--/State Transport Workers’ Union, Andaman & Nicobar Islands has decided to start a peaceful protest agitation in support of its demand for the grant of 1/30th of Pay in relevant scale of pay...
Port Blair, 30 Oct 2014/--/he A&N Administration alongwith the rest of the country will observe the birth anniversary of Late Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel as “Rashtriya Ekta Diwas” throughout this Union Territory on...

West Bengal & Other States

Ganga Sagar (WB), 30 Oct 2014/--/Warning opposition parties against smear campaigns against her government, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today dared them to fight on development plank. "We cannot be stopped by smear campaign. My job is to take everybody along. Those who will oppose,...
Chaumondalpur (WB), 30 Oct 2014/--/Amid high drama, BJP vice president Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi was today arrested along with party leaders for defying prohibitory orders when they tried to enter trouble-torn Makra village in Birbhum district, made out of bounds for politicians by Trinamool government....

Sports News

Pune, 30 Oct 2014/--/Kerala Blasters came back from being a goal down to FC Pune City to register a 2-1 victory at the Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Pune in the seventh match of the Indian Super League (ISL) on...
Abu Dhabi, 30 Oct 2014/--/Younis Khan became the first batsman in 90 years to hit three hundreds in consecutive innings against Australia as Pakistan took early advantage of the second Test in Abu Dhabi on Thursday. The...

Hills (Darjelling) News

Gangtok, 30 Oct 2014/--/The Sikkim Krantikari Morcha has refuted reports of disparity cropping up in the party leadership. “Some false reports have come out in the media about a change in our party leadership, which is...
Kathmandu, 30 Oct 2014/--/A German climber has died while descending a Himalayan peak in eastern Nepal, one week after an American fell to his death on the same mountain, police have said, according to an AFP report on...
Gangtok, RANGPO, NAMCHI, 30 Oct 2014/--/A 26-year-old man named Rajesh Gupta of Rongli Bazaar has been booked under the SADA, 2006 for possessing contraband substances. He was found loitering suspiciously near the...

National News

New Delhi, 30 Oct 2014/--/Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari today triggered a controversy by inviting Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as well as political leaders in India but not Prime Minister...
Mumbai, 30 Oct 2014/--/The first BJP government in Maharashtra led by Devendra Fadnavis will be sworn in tomorrow in a ceremony which Shiv Sena today said it will boycott because of "constant humiliation" despite claims...

Business News

New Delhi, 30 Oct 2014/--/Bharti Airtel, country's largest mobile operator, on Thursday reported nearly three-fold jump in consolidated net profit to Rs 1,383 crore for the second quarter ended September 30, 2014 on the...
Mumbai, 30 Oct 2014/--/Industry body Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) said here on Thursday it will host its biennial flagship agri technology and business fair, CII Agro Tech-2014 from November 22-25 at...

Market Watch

Mumbai, 30 Oct 2014/--/Indian markets on Thursday cheered Modi government's move to ease FDI rules in construction sector and the Federal Reserve sticking to its stance of low US interest rates with benchmark Sensex surging about 248 points to end at new peak of 27,346.33, extending gains for the...

Reflex Action

30 Oct 2014/--/Will Congress fade away? Will the 128-year old party, whose leaders fought for independence, a party having deep roots, just wither away? Judging by its performance in the Lok Sabha elections in May this year and, its dismal performance in the state assembly elections, latest being Ma...

Political Delicacies

26 Oct 2014/--/Rahul Gandhi will contest the party president’s post next year.  Before July 2015, Sonia Gandhi is likely to abdicate In favour of her son and will hold the post of some kind of local g...
19 Oct 2014/--/The chit fund scam is not the only thing that is worrying Mamata Banerjee. Equally worrying is the disenchantment gradually replacing the support she enjoyed when she took over in May 2...

North Bengal News

Malda, 30 Oct 2014/--/Curfew was in force on Thursday at some sensitive pockets in English Bazaar and Kaliachak in Malda district, the scene of a clash on Tuesday night over an old land dispute in which four people were...
Malda, 30 Oct 2014/--/Five persons died in Kaliachak in the past three days of suspected dangue, health department sources said on Thursday. At least 30 others with symptoms of dengue are now admitted in Malda Medical...
SILIGURI / JALPAIGURI, 30 Oct 2014/--/North Bengal is steadily becoming the hub of illegal trade of tokay gecko (a lizard species) and their buyers are looking for the species in big numbers. Jalpaiguri forest officials...

Video News

Echo World

Colombo/New Delhi, 30 Oct 2014/--/Nearly 200 people are feared to have been buried alive in Sri Lanka after a deadly landslide destroyed the homes of mostly Indian-origin tea plantation workers with slim chances of any...
Dhaka, 29 Oct 2014/--/Bangladesh's fundamentalist Jamaat-e- Islami chief Matiur Rahman Nizami was today sentenced to death by a special tribunal for his role in the killing of thousands of people during the nation's...

Editorial

30 Oct 2014/--/The violent clash at Bhangar in which two persons were killed in cold blood last Saturday is the latest in a series of such incidents resulting from factional fights of the ruling Trinamool Congress. They are out to settle their petty local scores and have little sense of either discipline or allegiance to the party leadership. The TMC as the ruling party is acutely conscious of its...